Susan "Spark" Park

Susan "Spark" Park

Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus, Meta

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Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
I don't have a favorite, but Horizon Workrooms has been pretty cool. I was on the launch team (shout-out to Yuxi Wang who was the PMM on the project), and I left a fantastic job on Gaming to work on this project. The technology is incredible and is helping me realize my personal dream of being to...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
"A product launch is like giving birth. You work so hard on preparing for the birth, but then you have a baby to take care of after," Yuxi Wang, PMM at Meta. The Product Launch is just the "birthing process" of the product. Establish early metrics please use the 5A Framework for GTM to determine...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
Instead of a "vertical focus" go forward with a New Audience focus so you can leverage the 5A GTM framework , and ensure you're thinking through a consumers' need.  Also, if you focus on a new user, you can also employ the "Job to be done" framework, which can help narrow what the customer reall...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
Absolutely.   1. Audience: Understand your target(s) 2. Angle: Tell your audience(s) how you solve a problem 3. Accomplishments: Have goals and milestones 4. Activate: How to execute your plan 5. Assess: Evaluate and adjust Most of all empower your XFN team to ensure you have the tactics s...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
Do not launch in that market/region if you do not have support. Instead, focus on other areas/regions that do, shore up your resources and be a bigger success. Nothing is more attractive than a successful product elsewhere, so if you find success in other regions, the stakeholder will be asking f...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
Spotify Video Ads Why: I had a new boss that did not trust me yet, nor hired me and didn't understand my Google background and I needed to gain their trust as well as the XFN team Thinking back I grew significanlty during this because I had to earn the trust of a new manager AND my XFN team to ...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
I built the 5A Framework of GTM for this question. :-) I know where you're coming from. You're proud of your incredibly, detailed GTM, but you need to present this plan to your GTM team, and you're in a sea of product documents and spreadhseets and you're unsure of what points to bring up. Create...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
Accomplishments or goals: This is a critical A (please refer to Spark's 5A Framework or other answers) that can be very hard to figure out, but it's worth the time to build them.  I like to think of KPIs in two buckets:  1. New/nascent products need to drive Retention. Set up your Acccomplishme...more
Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
I invented the 5A Framework for GTM to easily communicate a nd keep track the top objectives of a Go-To-Market plan.  1. Audience: You must understand your target(s), and how it will be best to approach them.  2. Angle: What is your message/angle. This will tell your audience(s) how you ...more
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Susan "Spark" Park
Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus
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Head of Product Marketing, VR Work Experiences, Oculus at Meta
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